Agape' Metropolitan Community Church
This Week's News and Updates
February 18, 2020
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"Beauty"
Rev. David Wynn

I want to know if you can see beauty;
even when it’s not pretty,
every day,
and if you can source your own life
from it’s presence.
-- Oriah Mountain Dreamer

When was the last time that you recognized something beautiful? If you’re like me, it’s not often enough. There are no days devoid of beauty. I would offer that there is not an hour that goes by that does not contain beauty in various forms, levels, layers, textures, and perspectives. 

So stop reading this and look around, or look within...be completely present where you are with all your senses, emotions, physical and spiritual being and notice one beautiful thing. Take a breath and receive it, you’ll be glad you did. Make this a daily practice and we’ll see you Sunday, it will be beautiful.


Tomorrow night is Game Night!
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Please note our new starting time 6:30PM . See you there!

Ash Wednesday Service
Wednesday, February 26 at 7:00PM
Ash Wednesday is a central part marking the beginnning of the season of Lent among many Christian groups. Lent is a the time period of 40 days before Easter. The purpose of Lent is to draw people’s focus to prayer and renewal. The 40 days are representative of the 40 days Jesus spent in the wilderness.

New Tuesday Psychic Class Offerings with Jayme O'Donnell
7:00PM - 9:00PM


Feb. 4 - Psychic Development - Ribbons Exercise
Feb. 11 - Mediumship Development
Feb.18 - Psychic Development - Auras, Color, and Chakras
No Class on February 25


The cost is $20.00 per student. Jayme can take cash or credit card. The classes are posted on her website:  jaymepsychicmedium.com and meetup.com (Jayme Pyschic Medium Development Classes). Anyone is welcome to ask questions about the classes through Jayme's email:  jaymepsychicmedium@gmail.com .
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Ehlers Danlos Society .
Sat, Feb 22, 2020, 8:00 PM

The Urban Cowboy Saloon
2620 East Lancaster Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76103


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Weekly Devotional by Rev. Teri Lubbers
Light Weavers    

I weave light into words so that when your mind holds them, your eyes will relinquish their sadness, turn bright, a little brighter, giving to us the way a candle does to the dark...I speak because every cell in your body is reaching for God. ~ Hafiz, "The Gift" translated by Daniel Ladinsky  

Who are the light weavers in your life? Think back...five years, ten years, twenty, thirty...think about the individuals in your life whose words were like light in your heart and mind the first time you heard them. Maybe it was a parent or another family member, a lover or a childhood friend, a teacher, a poet, a songwriter or philosopher. They might have been words of enlightenment, words of praise or encouragement, perhaps just words of acknowledgement. But whatever the words that were heard or read, they opened a door in us that nothing afterwards could close and we were never the same again. These light weavers showed us paths we would never have found alone.  I marvel at how easy it is to doubt. How easy it is to ignore. How easy it is to pretend that we don't know what we know.  But we do know, we have had glimpses. We have all at some point tasted that light of which the poet Hafiz speaks, felt the longing that he describes as every cell in our bodies reaching for God.   Sometimes all it takes is a little light, a word of hope, the comfort of presence to remind us who we are and what we are about...to call us into being.  

Prayer: God, original weaver of light, may light grow in me, brighter and brighter until I am all yours. Amen.
February Birthdays
02/16 - Tru Edwards
02/18 - Kevin Harkins
02/23 - Lynne Fratt
02/27 - Julie Korek
02/27 - Paxton Roberts
Order of Worship - February 23, 2020
"Epiphany 8"

The Gathering

Call to Worship: Rev. David Wynn

Song of Welcome: "Oceans" Community

Words of Welcome and Time of Greeting: Rev. David Wynn

Time with our Children: Trish Ashton

A Response: "This Little Light of Mine" Community

A Time for Meditation

The Gospel Reading: Mark 5:25-34 Evelyn Brown

Song of Response: "There is a Longing" Community

Time of Teaching: "Beauty" Rev. David Wynn

Centering Song: "Fill Me Now" Community

Community Prayer: Rev. Erika Wilson

Response to the Prayer: "Fill Me Now" Community

Bringing Our Gifts: Cassy Batts

Celebration of Holy Communion: Rev. Robert Myers
"All Belong Here"

Song of Sending Forth:   “Nothing More”  Community

Announcements and Benediction: Rev. David Wynn

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